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synonyms for secretiveness

  • concealment
  • confidence
  • confidentiality
  • covertness
  • dark
  • darkness
  • furtiveness
  • hiding
  • hush
  • isolation
  • mystery
  • privacy
  • reticence
  • retirement
  • seclusion
  • silence
  • solitude
  • stealth
  • suppression
  • clandestineness
  • clandestinity
  • huggermugger
  • huggermuggery
  • secretness
  • surreptitiousness
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antonyms for secretiveness

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  • brightness
  • clamor
  • cognizance
  • day
  • daylight
  • daytime
  • enlightening
  • illumination
  • intelligence
  • light
  • lightness
  • morning
  • sense
  • sensibility
  • understanding
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How to use secretiveness in a sentence

Whenever she was unhappy she felt herself at bay against a pitiless world, and a kind of animal secretiveness possessed her.
SUMMEREDITH WHARTON
This covers up also a good deal of business acumen, shrewdness, and secretiveness which is not so childlike and bland.
YOU NEVER KNOW YOUR LUCK, COMPLETEGILBERT PARKER
Reticence and secretiveness are excellent things in their way; but this too may be overdone.
MY NEW CURATEP.A. SHEEHAN
According to this view, the difference is apparent merely, and depends only upon greater secretiveness.
THE SEXUAL LIFE OF THE CHILDALBERT MOLL
"If there's one thing I can't abide, it is secretiveness," said Mrs. Bonner, as she watched him up the road towards the village.
THE IMAGINARY MARRIAGEHENRY ST. JOHN COOPER
Hence the secretiveness of the Admiralty during the war on the losses of enemy submarines.
THE STORY OF OUR SUBMARINESJOHN GRAHAM BOWER
And to certain temperaments a little of this diplomacy, or secretiveness, is often very important.
THE ATLANTIC MONTHLY, VOLUME 18, NO. 109, NOVEMBER, 1866VARIOUS
He had caught that note and it piqued his curiosity, so with mountain secretiveness he became cryptic in his response.
A PAGAN OF THE HILLSCHARLES NEVILLE BUCK
"Certainly," I answered, disguising my wonder at his secretiveness.
PIECES OF EIGHTRICHARD LE GALLIENNE
In his heart he resented Hiram's masterfulness and his secretiveness.
THE SKIPPER AND THE SKIPPEDHOLMAN DAY
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO SECRETIVENESS

  • clandestinity
  • concealment
  • confidentiality
  • covertness
  • private
  • secretiveness
  • secretness
  • silence
  • stealth
  • surreptitiousness
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.